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Darlington has always captivated me

May 5, 2010

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Posted on Wednesday,May 5, 2010 by Doc Hancock I began my distant love affair with NASCAR in the summer of 1995, when I watched the 1995 Southern 500. That year, Jeff Gordon won the first of five straight Southern 500s and also his first Winston Cup championship. The reason I became a causal observer of […]

It’s amazing how perceptions change

May 5, 2010

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I’m a firm beilever in giving people chances. When Ty Willingham was feeling the heat at Notre Dame, I felt that once he got players who fit his system maybe the Irish would be back in contention. Unfortunately, Willingham would be canned after three years in South Bend. I felt that former CBU women’s basketball […]

Harwell taught important lesson

May 4, 2010

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In every major league city, there’s one voice that is always identified with the local team. St. Louis had Jack Buck, who provided the soundtrack to Missouri summers for 47 years. The Dodgers have Vin Scully, whose baritone voice has been a part of Dodger baseball for six decades. And Detroit? Let’s just say for […]

Let’s be honest for a second

May 4, 2010

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In March, I wrote that El Paso and the Conference USA tournament would be a bad idea. While I got a bunch of positive responses from my friends at MemphisTigers.org, the people in El Paso wasn’t too happy with what I said. “This guy [referring to me] acts like an arrogant spoiled brat,” a guy […]

The worst kept secret is out…

May 3, 2010

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On the radio show, I along with Nico had been lobbying for Vinny Del Negro to not get fired. Although after the Bulls limped to a 1-9 record to start the season, it was clear to many observers that Del Negro was going to be shown the door. It was just a matter of when. […]

Chris Brogan in Memphis

May 3, 2010

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My friends at Howell Marketing, a social media firm in Memphis, are excited for what will be an all-star week of social media giants, topped off with social media guru Chris Brogan’s speaking engagement at the Peabody on Thursday morning. While I won’t be able to make the event, thanks to lack of funds and […]

Change is something that is needed

May 1, 2010

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I don’t see myself as an activist. Over the years, I just landed at the right place at the right time. On Thursday afternoon, the season finale of the Pub had representation from the four different NPHC chapters on campus. The idea of doing this for our season finale was to promote unity and promote […]